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USS Elk River (IX 501) in December 1968.
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Class: ELK RIVER (IX 501)
Design: Navy LSMR 501
Displacement (tons): #,###
Dimensions (feet): ###.#' x ##.#' x ##.#'
Original armament: 4-5"/38
Later armaments: (19xx) 4-20mm
Complement: ###
Speed (kts.): ##.#
Propulsion (HP): #,###
Machinery: turbines, # screw

Construction:
IXNameReclasBuilderKeelLaunchSvc
501ELK RIVER1 Apr 1967Brown SB, Houston24 Mar 194521 Apr 1945COM/SRV

Disposition:
IXNameTInactStrikeDisposalFateMA Sale
501ELK RIVERTDECOM13 Aug 199924 Feb 2001Exercise target--

Class Notes:
Deep Submergence Support Ship, SEALAB III.

Ship Notes:
IXNameMANotes
501ELK RIVER(ex-LSMR 501, compl. 24 May 1945) Named 1 Oct 1955.

Page Notes:
Compiled: 19 Oct 2021
© Stephen S. Roberts, 2021
Sources: DB, Maroon